regicide

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From Latin regis, genitive singular of rex (king) + -cida (killer) or -cidium (act of killing), both from caedo (cut, beat, kill). Equivalent to +‎ -cide.

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regicide (plural regicides)

  1. The killing of a king.
  2. One who kills a king.

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regicide f

  1. plural form of regicida